Training, Workshops, and Lectures
Primary Certificate Practicum in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
This educational opportunity is designed to introduce participants to the theory and practice of Rational Emotive
Behaviour Therapy (REBT), the pioneering form of cognitive behaviour therapy. It will give participants an
opportunity to practice REBT under supervision and observe other participants and therapists using the
Prior training in REBT or other forms of CBT is an asset.
Open to psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors, social workers, physicians, nurses, and graduate students. Minimum qualification for certificate candidacy is a master's degree in psychology or counselling, M.S.W., M.D., or R.N.
On completion, participants will:
- Understand and apply the REBT theory of emotional disturbance and change
- Apply the ABC model to a wide range of clinical issues
- Identify, challenge and dispute clients' dysfunctional thoughts
- Construct and teach clients how to have new adaptive thoughts, emotions and behaviours
- Apply the REBT principles and intervention strategies to group therapy